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Ronin Warriors: Gaiden (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Samurai Troopers Gaiden
Yoroiden Samurai Troopers: Gaiden (Japanese)
Yoroiden Samurai Troopers: Supplementary
鎧伝サムライトルーパー 外伝 (Japanese)
Themes: samurai, sentai
Plot Summary: In the summer of 1989, the troopers are celebrating Ryou’s birthday party, but Seiji is missing and the news speak of a strange killer in samurai armor wreaking havoc in New York. When the troopers realize it is the Kourin armor, they go to New York to investigate and encounter a mysterious enemy calling himself Shikaisen.
User Ratings: 83 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 8 votes (dub:5, sub:3)
 Excellent: 4 votes (dub:4)
 Very good: 14 votes (sub:9, dub:4, ?:1)
 Good: 21 votes (sub:12, dub:8, edit.dub:1)
 Decent: 10 votes (dub:6, sub:4)
 So-so: 10 votes (sub:7, dub:3)
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 Weak: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
 Bad: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:2)
 Awful: 3 votes (dub:2, sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 329 users, rank: #2538 (of 8116)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.313 (Decent+), std. dev.: 2.3793, rank: #5229 (of 8197)
Weighted mean: 6.261 (Decent+), rank: #5339 (of 8197) (seen all: 6.43 / seen some: 5.13)
Bayesian estimate: 6.418 (Decent+), rank: #4529 (of 6196)
Number of episodes: 2
Episode titles: We have 2
Vintage: 1989-04-30 to 1989-06-01
Opening Theme:
#1: "Stardust Eyes" (スターダストアイズ) by Mariko Uranishi (ep 1)
#2: "Samurai Heart" (サムライハート) by Hiroko Moriguchi (ep 2)
Ending Theme:
#1: "FARAWAY" by Mariko Uranishi (ep 1)
#2: "Be Free" by Hiroko Moriguchi (ep 2)
News: Show:
AX 2002: Bandai Panel (Jul 10, 2002)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers - The Complete OVA Series (DVD) 2015-02-24
    Ronin Warriors - New Adventures (DVD) 2003-04-02
    Ronin Warriors - New Adventures (DVD) 2004-04-13
    Ronin Warriors - Complete Collection (DVD) 2004-09-28

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Storyboard: Mamoru Hamatsu
Music: Osamu Tozuka
Original Work: Hajime Yatate
Character Design:
Norio Shioyama
Shukou Murase
Animation Director: Shukou Murase (Nakamura Production)
Director of Photography: Shukou Murase
Hironori Nakagawa (Sunrise)
Yasuhisa Kazama (CBS Sony Group)

Animation Check: Koichiro Kiyoshima
Armor Design: Hideo Okamoto
Color setting: Kayoko Nishi
Key Animation:
Hiroshi Osaka (ep 2)
Manami Hattori (ep 2)
Masahide Yanagisawa (ep 2)
Norio Shioyama (ep 2)
Shukou Murase (eps 1-2)
Takahiro Kimura (ep 2)
Toru Yoshida (ep 2)
Photography: Kazunobu Okeda
Sound: Koichi Chiba
Theme Song Performance:
Hiroko Moriguchi (OP2; ED2)
Mariko Uranishi (OP1; ED1)
Daiki Nakamura as Seiji Date
Hiroshi Takemura as Touma Hashiba
Nozomu Sasaki as Shin Mouri
Takeshi Kusao as Ryo Sanada
Tomohiro Nishimura as Shū Rei Fuan

Kaori Kusakabe as Nasuti Yagyū
Kumiko Watanabe as Jun Yamano

Eri Kouno as Luna
Hiroshi Hashimoto as
Black Man B (ep 1)
Jūrōta Kosugi as Mad Scientist
Masako Katsuki as Newscaster (ep 1)
Masashi Ebara as Pilot (ep 1)
Minoru Inaba as
Ninja (ep 2)
Police (ep 1)
Naoki Makishima as Black Man A (ep 1)
Naoki Tatsuta as Mr. Chin
Seizo Katou as Shikaisen
Tomie Oono as Stewardess (ep 1)
Yoshino Takamori as Naria
Japanese companies
Animation Direction: Nakamura Production
Finish Animation: Studio Tomcat
Key Animation:
Anime R (ep 2)
Studio Dub (ep 1)
Photography: Asahi Production
Production: Sunrise
special effects: Marix
Titles: Maki Production
English staff
English cast
Translation: Kevin McKeown
Executive producer: Ken Iyadomi
Producer: Miho Kinoshita

Chief Producer: Charles McCarter
DVD Menu Design: Victor De Anda
Engineering Assistant: John Duncan
Production Coordination: Kirsten Thorarinson
Re-Recording Mixing: Jan Deny
Recording engineer: Jason Cushing
Script Adaptation: Mike Bridges
Subtitle Script: Kevin McKeown
Voice Direction: Rob Bakewell
Andrew Francis as Kento Lei Fan
Matt Hill as Ryo Sanada
Matt Smith as Sage Date
Michael Donovan as Cye Mouri
Ward Perry as Rowan Hashiba

Danny McKinnon as Yuli
David Kaye as Ancient One (Message)

Chantal Strand as Suzunagi (Young, Message)
Don Brown as
Pilot (Gaiden)
Shikaisen (Gaiden)
Ellen Kennedy as Suzunagi (Message)
Jillian Michaels as
Newscaster (Gaiden)
Runa (Gaiden)
Lisa Ann Beley as Suzunagi's Mother (Message)
Michael Donovan as Scientist (Gaiden)
Trevor Devall as
Fight Announcer (Message)
Show Promoter (Message)
UN Rep (Message)
Uncle Chin (Gaiden)
Venus Terzo as
Flight Attendant (Gaiden)
Ward Perry as
Actor (Message)
Shogunate Official (Message)
UN Rep (Message)
English companies
Adaptation: The Ocean Group
DVD Authoring: Ascent Media DVD
Internet Streaming: CONtv
Licensed by:
Bandai Entertainment (Expired)
Discotek Media (2014)
Recording Studio: Westwood Studios

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